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CHAD 


DAZA (NILO SAHARAN) 


PHONEMES AND ORTHOGRAPHIC SYMBOLS 


EXAMPLES 


ivi 

P 

Ibl 

b 

N 

t 

W 

d, d 

Nl 

c 

/■■/ 

J 

fcl 

k 


Iml 

m 

M 

n 

¥ 

ny 

W 

Q 


N i 

N e 

/e/ e 

M e 


/a/ 
hi 

/a/ 


IV 
hi 
ItJ 

Hi 

HI 

N 

IW 

M 

¥ 

hi 
hi 
lol 
hi 


f 
s 
z 
s 
r, d 

U 
h' 
w 

y 

u 
o 
o 




a 
b 

aynar 
belke 

c 

cetta 

d 

daazo 

e 

kee 

e 

merre 

e 

3 
f 

ege 

galsb 

fidi 

9 
h 
i 

guguru 

haga 

kilikili 

J 
k 

jele 
kedde 

1 

m 

lofoyar 
moda 

n 

nonor 

ny 

nyele 

3 

rjwo 




goro 
bonu 



ozum 

p 

r 

popiye 
resil 

s 

sor 

s 

Sisa 

t 

tenene 

u 

turkon 

w 

wudan 

y 

yasko 

z 

zamar 


to imitate 

morning 

millet beer 

to hear 

hand 

bracelet 

hunger 

race course 

horse tail 

echo 

fine, penalty 

armpits 

clan 

courageous 

dawn 

buttocks 

to move 

year 

wound 

cola nut 

hoe 

fasting 

to burst 

power, right 

to leave 

different 

desert 

claw 

gazelle 

black 

to come back 


ALPHABET 


abcdeeeafgh 
s t u w y z 


i j k 1 m n ny 


n o o d p r s 

number of graphemes 3 


Alphabets of Africa 


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Published by UNESCO Regional Office in Dakar (BREDA) 
12, Avenue Roume, B.P 3311, Dakar, Senegal 

Rhonda L. Hartell isbn : 92-9091-020-3 © unesco 1993 

Printed by BREDA Press